“East German women want to pay for themselves, they don’t want to be dependent on anybody,” says Anke Domscheit-Berg from Die Linke. We spoke with the Bundestag member about her role in the documentary, “Ostfrauen.”
“We Are Little Zombies” is competing in the Generation 14plus section at the Berlinale. The film from Makoto Nagahisa follows four Japanese teenagers dealing with the deaths of their respective parents.
It started with Greta Thunberg in Sweden and has spread worldwide. Fridays for Future, the climate change protests led by students, has drawn thousands since beginning in Germany. We asked Tagesspiegel’s Susanne Ehlerding to tell us more.
“Beer is communication,” said American filmmaker Matt Sweetwood, who moved to Berlin in 1995. “Beer gives the opportunity to sit down and talk and get to know people.” Omnified contributor Hana Eckermann talks to the filmmaker about exploring Germany through its beer culture.
After WWII, Germany’s Basic Law was adopted to allow displaced German Jews & their descendants restored citizenship. We speak to Donna Swarthout, editor of the book “A Place They Called Home,” about her experience reconnecting with her German heritage.
February 5, marks the 30th anniversary of the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Chris Gueffroy, the last person shot trying to cross the Berlin Wall. We spoke to Axel Klausmeier, director of the Berlin Wall Foundation, to find out more.